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Stories from Thursday, November 20, 2008

MI Home Products shutting down Lebanon facility (11/20/08)
MI Home Products shut its doors at its Brazil facility in February 2007. On Thursday, employees at the Lebanon facility learned the company was shutting that facility down as well. MI Windows and Doors parent facility is located in Pennsylvania. They had no comment regarding the closing of the Lebanon facility...
Juvenile waived to adult court (11/20/08)
A Brazil juvenile was waived into adult court for their alleged involvement in the abduction of a Terre Haute woman in October 2007. According to information provided by the court, Kristle A. Brewer, 18, is alleged to have helped convicted sexual predator Larry Sharps transport an unidentified Terre Haute woman he abducted from her home back to Brazil...
Crowned! (11/20/08)
The winners of the 2008 Christmas in the Park Snowflake Pageant, which took place Thursday at North Clay Middle School, were (from left) Shauna Riggle, 10, Miss Snowflake, Toby Miller, 6, Mr. Snowflake, Emily Skelton, 4, Snowflake Princess, Christian Price, 4, Snowflake Prince, Kenny Smith, 19 months, Snowflake Duke, and Macie Hardman, 2, Snowflake Duchess. ...
JTSE signatures blast off into space (11/20/08)
Many children dream of being an astronaut, and NASA as well as Lockheed Martin are trying to help make some small part of that dream come true. The students from Jackson Township Elementary are living part of that dream, as their signatures are currently orbiting the earth...
Area organizations receive grant for recovery work (11/20/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Long-Term Disaster Recovery Coalition (WVLTDRC) and United Way of the Wabash Valley recently received a grant of $6 million from the 2008 Indiana Natural Disaster Fund to help support recovery work from the storms and floods in February and June...
I got ID! (11/20/08)
On Wednesday, Brazil resident Harold "Frank" Rheinfrank had his fingerprints taken by Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer and Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton during the Home Again identification program at The Clay County Health Center, 1408 E. Hendrix St. For more information about how to participate in the program, call Director of Marketing Kimmi Lee or Administrator Linda Spencer at 443-4111. To purchase this photograph, log on to www.thebraziltimes.com...
Post office to have passport fair (11/20/08)
The Brazil Post Office will conduct a Passport Fair Saturday from noon-3 p.m. The office is located at 227 W. National Ave., Brazil. Postal service sales and service associates will help residents with passport applications, fees and photos. Beginning Jan. ...
Hospital recognizes donors at 'Festival of Trees' (11/20/08)
The St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation presented the annual "Festival of Trees" Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The purpose of the event was to raise funds for the hospital foundation that will be used to provide assistance and education to the community...
Bake Sale scheduled at SMWC (11/20/08)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Sixteen Sisters of Providence are keeping ovens and stovetops busy as they prepare homemade treats for the annual Bake Sale, scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday, at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Pies, cakes, jellies, jams, breads, truffles, cookies, fudge and more will be available with prices ranging from 50 cents to $10...
Pioneer's Sharp cuts Knights in career-high night (11/20/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights got their annual opportunity to match-up with perennial sectional contener Mooresville on Thursday night and for much of the first half were within striking distance. From there however, it was too much Pioneer pressure and too much Jama Sharp...
Notre Dame's 'Hayseed' proving to be disruptive (11/20/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- At 212 pounds, Harrison Smith looks out of place at linebacker. He feels out of place, too. That's because the Notre Dame sophomore doesn't see himself as a linebacker. Twenty pounds or more lighter than most of the other Irish linebackers, he sees himself as a safety who is just playing a little closer to the line than normal to help out the team...
Malone paces Purdue past Portland (11/20/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- FahKara Malone made four of six 3-pointers in scoring 17 points and No. 21 Purdue beat Portland 70-50 Thursday night. Chantel Poston scored 15 points off the bench for Purdue, which scored 26 points off turnovers. Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton shot 6-of-8 from the field and scored 14. Danielle Campbell chipped in 11 -- nine on free throws -- for the Boilermakers (2-0)...
Yankees' Mussina calls it a career (11/20/08)
By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Mike Mussina took a secret to the ballpark every day this season. Maybe that's why he was so successful on the mound, so jovial in the clubhouse. From Day One of spring training, he knew this was his final year -- even if it meant giving up bids for 300 wins, a World Series ring and a better shot at the Hall of Fame...
Yankees control shifts to Steinbrenner's son Hal (11/20/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- For more than three decades, George Steinbrenner's imprints were all over the New York Yankees. Blockbuster trades, pricey signings, hirings, firings -- they all needed his OK. No more. The omnipresent owner's colorful 35-year reign of pronouncements, threats and bluster ended Thursday when he passed control of baseball's most famous and successful franchise to his youngest son, Hal...
Mark Randall (Randy) Clark (11/20/08)
Mark Randall (Randy) Clark, 56, Springfield, Mo., formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008. He was born in Brazil, on Sept. 12, 1952, to Francis D. Clark (deceased) and Dolores M. Clark, who survives him. He started his career with Abrell's IGA in Brazil, and continued his grocery career in Springfield, Mo., where he was director of deli-bakery operations for Consumer Markets from 1983-91. ...
Public Record 11-21-08 (11/20/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 19-20: Clay Superior Court - Civil Friendly Finance Corporation Vs. Tammy M. Rosa: Civil Collections Asset Acceptance, LLC Vs. Ronald L. Eaton: Civil Collections...
Improve home with impact-resistant roofing (11/20/08)
How about an affordable investment in your home that pays you back in return? There's a fairly new product -- impact-resistant roofing -- that can do just that. It's available in shingles that look like ordinary asphalt shingles (either three-tab or architectural shingles), as well as other types of materials such as metal and alternative products...
Adjust investment strategy to retire (11/20/08)
Do you want to retire early? Many people do -- but they're not always financially prepared. If you're thinking of taking early retirement, start preparing for it -- as early as you can. To afford early retirement, you've got to address at least two key financial concerns...
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